By Dan Reed 

County levy set with 2% increase


January 1, 2021

Despite an 8-percent increase in health insurance costs, the Carlton County Board of Commissioners approved the smallest property tax levy increase in years on Monday, voting to set it just 2 percent higher than last year.

The levy for 2021 will raise $28,790,977 through property taxes.

Following are some of the ways the levy will be allocated:

• $8.2 million for public health and human services;

• $3.67 million for roads and bridges;

• $3.46 million for the sheriff’s office;

• $2.5 million for the county jail;

• $2 million for community corrections;

• $1.36 million for th...

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